SY9277 : Kimmeridge Ledges near Rope Lake Head, Kimmeridge, Dorset

taken 3 years ago, near to Kimmeridge, Dorset, Great Britain

Kimmeridge Ledges near Rope Lake Head, Kimmeridge, Dorset
Kimmeridge Ledges near Rope Lake Head, Kimmeridge, Dorset
The boulders of limestone on the shore have come from the continually eroding cliff face. The soft clay and mud between the layers of limestone is easily washed away by rain and the sea until there is no support for the limestone, which then breaks off and falls.
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SY9277, 37 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cliff 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 925 774 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.8089N 2:6.4395W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 924 776
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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